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Monticello, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Monticello Census Designated Place had a population of 5,717 as of July 1, 2017. Monticello ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Monticello is located at latitude 30.4881 and longitude -91.0447 in East Baton Rouge Parish. The formal boundaries for the Monticello Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. East Baton Rouge Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 49 feet.

The Monticello Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403303) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Monticello Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of East Baton Rouge Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Monticello population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Monticello, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,717
Daytime Population: Workers 829
Daytime Population: Residents 2,771
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,600
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 5,711
Population in Familes 5,072
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 2,387
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $61,859
Average Household Income $69,907
Per Capita Income $24,573


Total Housing Units 2,091 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,658 (79.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 357 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $152,408
Average Home Value $167,928


Total Households 2,015
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 1,529
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.39% 0.95%
Households 1.34% 0.94%
Families 1.16% 0.81%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   1.6%

Monticello, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monticello to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 100 79th
Population Density # 37 92nd
Diversity Index # 368 22nd
Median Household Income # 42 91st
Per Capita Income # 147 69th

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